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anonymous
 3 years ago
FRACTION WORD PROBLEM: Cynthia has 1 1/2 containers of juice. Each smaller container holds 2/5 as much as a large container. How many small containers can she fill?
anonymous
 3 years ago
FRACTION WORD PROBLEM: Cynthia has 1 1/2 containers of juice. Each smaller container holds 2/5 as much as a large container. How many small containers can she fill?

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think thts right but i have problems with stuff like this so idk if ur really right o_o sorry

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Its fine, if someone else got the same answer I'm pretty sure it must be right..

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, don't you have to convert both fractions to an equal denominator to be able to see how many 2/5 could go into 1 1/2?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1353378347779:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm pretty sure thats only for addition and subtraction of fractions,, when you divide you just multiply the inverse of the second fraction

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OOOOOH, my bad it would be 3 small containers and 3/4 of another small one... right ?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh, you're correct. My bad :P

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Haha, fraction word problems ALWAYS mess me up O.o

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1353378539950:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, thanks guys, I got it now (:
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